The Annenberg Institute's Norm Fruchter, senior scholar, is quoted in the 6/22/12 New York Times article,
"Bill Is Passed to Make Kindergarten Mandatory for 5-Year Olds."
|“I think it is a real gain,” Norm Fruchter, the senior policy analyst at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, a nonprofit educational research and policy group, said of the vote. “There is a ton of research about what early-childhood programs do for children, and I think there is a whole bunch of parents of children who, for a variety of reasons, don’t register them when they should and then they lose out for a whole year.”|
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